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|Prepositions in Koine Greek|
|SERMONS, ESSAYS AND OPINIONS||
A preposition in a word that indicates a relationship between two nouns in a sentence. For example, words such as "on", "in", "at" and "with" are prepositions in English.
List of Greek Prepositions
The following table lists the various prepositions in Koine Greek.
|Spatial Sense||Movement away from something or a position away from something else.||No movement, but in a fixed position||Movement towards something or a position reached as a result of that movement|
|Time Sense||Event occurred within a specified time.||Event occurred at a specified time or while an action was being performed||Event may show the amount of time|
|One Case Prepositions|
|αντι||in the place of, instead of|
|εκ||from, out of, as a result of||Proclitic (No Accent)|
|χωρις||without, apart from|
|εν||in, with, among||Proclitic (No Accent)|
|συν||with, together with|
|εις||into, in, to|
|Two Case Prepositions|
|δια||through, by means of, during, after||on account of, because of|
|κατα||down (from), against, throughout||down (to), according to, about, during|
|υπο||by (action by someone)||under|
|Three Case Preposition|
|επι||on, on the basis of, over, before, in the time of||on, at, in, on top of, against||upon, on, to, for|
|παρα||from beside, from, in the presence of||beside, near, in sight of||beside, along, at the side of||Some list as two-case prep|
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